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Mrs. Baron from Saint Cloud MN is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Grow a Beautiful Garden

My students need gardening supplies and storage for new garden beds.

  • $341 goal

This project expired on August 12, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students show a great passion for learning and get excited when they connect with the content. We explore reading, social studies, science, and math topics with the world around us. I have some students who are learning English as a second language. My classroom consists of 8 girls and 12 boys.

We greatly enjoy activities that involve hands-on learning and exploring with materials in the classroom and outdoors.

Our first-grade class has fun at school. I enjoy connecting with them each day.

My Project

We are working towards evolving our front schoolyard into a beautiful school garden. Each grade would have a large raised garden area to plant and grow vegetables, fruits, and flowers. They will learn to care for living things and work toward grade level standards while enjoying outside time. Our school is a STEM school and this addition will add to the hands on learning our students do not otherwise get at home. What a joy it would be for our students to talk about their hard work and the process of planting. If you believe in the great teaching and learning that can go on in the great outdoors, please consider donating.

Mrs. Baron
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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6 donors6 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 225 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
TK16988758T Extended Deck BoxH27 12wLid and Seat • Grainger $125.92 1 $125.92
TK16988759T Steel Garden Trowel Corrosion Resistant Straight • Grainger $6.46 10 $64.60
TK16988760T Garden Cultivator • Grainger $8.48 5 $42.40

Materials cost

$232.92

Vendor shipping charges

$23.29

State sales tax

$0.00

3rd party payment processing fee

$3.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$289.70

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$51.12

Total project goal

$340.82

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$340.82

5 Donors

-$170.41

Donations toward project cost

-$144.85

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.56

match offer

-$170.41

Match offer toward project cost

-$144.85

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$25.56

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$0.00

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